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Address: Portas do Mar Rua dos 24 | Portas Do Mar, Loja 26, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-555, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 296 628 522
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With 24 years of Futurismo Azores Adventures behind us, we are proud of our...

With 24 years of Futurismo Azores Adventures behind us, we are proud of our reputation for excellence in active tourism in the Azores archipelago - Portugal.

Futurismo is now the largest active tourism company that offers a variety of packages of sea and land activities throughout the Azores archipelago year-round whale and dolphin watching tours, swimming with dolphins, hiking tours, bicycle tours (MTB and road bike) and jeep and van tours.

We run tours for people who like to experience the islands while aiming to immerse themselves in our culture and heritage, tasting traditional food and drink, learning about the wildlife of the islands and appreciating the authentic landscapes away from the crowds. We aim to be a responsible tour company and encourage sustainable work practices in all aspects of our work.

Our company operates tours daily, as well as standard packages or tailor made packages for single travelers, groups or families. We also organize all land arrangements needed during your stay.

Our professional and friendly team includes multilingual guides and staff eager to share their passion for these beautiful islands. Our aim is to utilize our expert knowledge of the nature and landscapes of the Azores to create unforgettable experiences for our clients, often tempting them back to discover more!

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Whale Watching

Our guides were wonderful and kept our spirits up despite rough weather and rough seas that left us drenched. We saw two different types of dolphins but no whales, which can... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guides were wonderful and kept our spirits up despite rough weather and rough seas that left us drenched. We saw two different types of dolphins but no whales, which can happen. If you go after September, like we did, I'd suggest leaving a dry set of clothes behind. I'd also recommend bringing a hat, scarf and wetsuit gloves if... More 

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Ridgewood,NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the Zodiac boat on a sunny day and it is a rockin ' great time . Usually 8-10 people in boat but can fit up to 15 . They provide a waterproof jacket and pants . Marine biologist on board and an excellent captain - both with a great sense of humor . You pay 50 euros / person... More 

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Ruben R, General Manager at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this review

Dear What a capacity to sumurise our activity? I think you catch it all. Fun, Fast and Fantastic...What to say more!!! Thank you for your commet and opinion. It's very importante to know the feedback os our costumers. With Best Regards, Ruben Rodrigues More 

bala
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our package of 4 tours and airport transfers was excellent both in quality and in value. The walking city tour with Rodriquez was interesting and a great introduction to Ponta Delgada and the island. Whale watching was done from the boat not the zodiac and there was no loss of quality of the experience mainly due to the quality of... More 

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Ruben R, General Manager at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Cfxjw, We appreciated your comments. That makes us very proud of our team. We try always be the most professional to our customers. That's why every day we keep our staff motivated. Your opinion is one more to keep us on the way. With Best Regards, Ruben Rodrigues More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly one of the best places i have ever been whale watching. Guided by the charming Marina a marine biologist by trade who was awesome through out. A sight to be hold when you see a whale breach you will be hooked for good. Honestly we were recieved and treated as family, highly recommended a 10/10. Thanks for the great... More 

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Ruben R, General Manager at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Dr. Taha, Thank you for the time you take to commnt your experience with Futurismo. As you can imagine we are very happy with your opinion. In fact, besides the Whale Watching activity we try to offer to our guests a warm experience and a true journey to the world of cetaceans. Thank you and we hopr to see... More 

New Market, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've whale watched all over the globe: Alaska, Nova Scotia, San Juan Island, NZ, and Australia but this trip was among the best. Friendly guides and boat captain who made sure that you saw whales from the legal distance. Fast but safe trip out and back. Reasonable fees with a guarantee. I recommend this team.

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Ruben R, General Manager at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Rebogamy, What a comment! We are very happy and proud. To receive an opinion from you is real something special that leave us without words. Alaska, Nova Scotia, San Juan Islands, New Zeland and Austrália are real some of the best places in the world for Whale Watching. But consider your experience on the Azores with Futurismo the best... More 

Fonthill, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a half day whale watching, saw a few dolphins but no whales. Were told whales were seen the day before and the day after our trip. Although we didn't see any whales it was an enjoyable trip. The staff were all very friendly and informative.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We take a tour of whale watching, we saw 2 whales and few dolphins. But you cannot expect to see much more,because this is nature. But they were doing max to find more (stuff). However we had a good time.

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Rugby, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

After several days of strong winds we were finally able to board the catamaran at Ponta Delgada for a 3 hour trip. The seas were still heavy and I would not recommend if you suffer from seasickness, but the sturgeron given to me by my wife did the trick. We saw plenty of dolphins and very close to the front... More 

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Ruben R, General Manager at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you for your comment. In fact on that day was possible to us to go to the sea but the weather conditions was not the best. The sea was fresh by the influence of the strong winds that we got same days before. But on that day we got also rain and fog. With all that conditions... More 

Chatsworth, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We did 3 different tours and were really happy with all of them. I would suggest doing the whale and dolphin watching in the afternoon if you are going on the zodiacs because you will get wet ! Our friend called it whale riding because you are straddling the seats hanging onto the backrest in front of you! And it... More 

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Ruben R, General Manager at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you, Wedecorate. Here at Futurismo we all apreciated your comments and your opinion as well the proposals. We are always looking to improve our servisse to our costumers. And, of course, you help us a lot. Hope to see you again, With Best Regards from the Azores, Ruben Rodrigues More 

Amagansett, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had a full four days of tour activities with futurismo everything they did was professional the whale watching was great the Jeep tour was exciting our tour guide Hugo was great he showed us roads that we didn't think even existed nothing was left to be disappointed with thank you so much

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Ruben R, General Manager at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Bulgingwar, Thank you for your opinion about our services. In fact, we put a huge efforts on everything that we can do to offer to our customers the best experience on their holidays on the Azores. And when we get such comments like yours of course, as a general manager of Futurismo Azores Adventures, we only can be proud... More 

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